Friday, March 14, 2014

47TH Annual Pillsbury Bake Off Contest!

Pillsbury has an exciting contest for everyone to enter! It's the 47th Annual Pillsbury Bake Off Contest; a favorite among cooks everywhere! To enter go to; It doesn't take a 5-Star chef to win this contest; moms, grannies and your next door neighbor are potential entrants and winners! The deadline for the Simply Sweet Treat and Savory Snacks & Sides category is quickly approaching! March 27th is the last day for submissions in this category. The second contest entry period runs from March 27 (1:00 p.m. CDT) to May 8 (11:59 a.m. CDT), 2014 and calls for Weekend Breakfast Wows and Amazing Doable Dinners recipes. But if you are like me and you love sweets; you will want to get in on the Simply Sweet Treat and Savory Snacks & Sides category. Check out this great Pillsbury recipe for Funfetti Cookies (so simple so good):

Funfetti Cookies

A favorite recipe from Bake-Off® Contest 34.

  • prep time40 min
  • total time40 min
  • ingredients4
  • 36 servings
  • Ingredients

    (18.9-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury® Moist Supreme® Funfetti® Cake Mix
    cup oil
    (15.6-oz.) can Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Funfetti® Vanilla Frosting


    • 1.) Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine cake mix, oil and eggs; stir with spoon until thoroughly moistened. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With bottom of glass dipped in flour, flatten to 1/4-inch thickness.
    • 2.) Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
    • 3.) Spread frosting over warm cookies. Immediately sprinkle each with candy bits from frosting. Let frosting set before storing. Store in a tightly covered container.
    About the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest
    The iconic 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off® Contest is redesigned and calling home cooks to compete for the $1 million Grand Prize. This year’s Contest, which is now open for entries at, will culminate at the finals November 3, 2014, at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. 

    What’s new?                                                      

    • For the first time, America’s vote will be combined with the judges’ decisions to determine the Grand Prize Winner.
    • The Contest ingredient list has been expanded to include Pillsbury’s Gluten Free line of products.
      • Judges will award the Pillsbury® Gluten Free Award to the Finalist with the best recipe which uses a Pillsbury® Gluten Free product and does not contain wheat or any products that include wheat as an ingredient.
    • The Bake-Off® Contest now features four recipe categories with two separate entry periods.

    Participants have two chances to enter and vote. The first entry period includes the Simply Sweet Treats and Savory Snacks & Sides categories and is open for entries from now until March 27 (11:59 a.m. CDT), 2014. The second contest entry period runs from March 27 (1:00 p.m. CDT) to May 8 (11:59 a.m. CDT), 2014 and calls for Weekend Breakfast Wows and Amazing Doable Dinners recipes.

    No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited by law. Free For All is not responsible for product shipment and/or delivery. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest, or Instagram. This disclosure is done in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.



  1. Well now i want cookies with frosting! Where am i gonna find those this early!! lol

  2. This recipe looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!


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